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Failed banker-turned Senate candidate funds ‘End the Occupation’ website

In what appears to be an effort to garner email addresses for his U.S. Senate campaign, a Texas Republican who formerly served on Washington Mutual’s board of directors has launched a website called “End Occupy,” which blames young Americans and their “false sense of entitlement” for the country’s current economic…

Texas GOP Senator: Obama has ‘bias’ against Texas

WASHINGTON – Republican Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison on Friday repeatedly accused the Obama administration of harboring a bias against Texas and treating it worse than it treats other states. “I see a bias in this administration against Texas. I do see it in this administration, absolutely,” the state’s senior senator…

Democratic Senator Jeff Bingaman to retire

WASHINGTON – Democratic Sen. Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico announced Friday he will not seek another term in 2012. “It’s obviously not easy to make the decision to leave the Senate,” Bingaman said at a press conference. “There’s obviously important work to be done… But that will undoubtedly be true…

Ron Paul: ‘Government is in the process of failing’

Is he running for US Senate? Is he signaling his bid for US president? Or is he hinting at something deeper within the US political climate? Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) sounded like he was about to hit the campaign trail again during his speech at a right-wing forum Friday, but…

Jon Kyl, second-ranked Senate Republican, retiring in 2012

WASHINGTON – Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona, the second highest-ranking Republican in the chamber, announced Thursday that he will retire in 2012. Kyl, the Minority Whip, has served in the US Senate since 1995, and before that held a House seat in Arizona for eight years. “There is no other…

Ron Paul: I’m considering a Senate run in 2012

Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul said Wednesday he’s considering a 2012 run for his state’s open seat in the US Senate. “It’s certainly crossed my mind,” Paul told The Hill after a poll found him to be a strong contender for the seat, to be vacated by Republican Kay Bailey…

New White House chief of staff donated to Obama’s opponent in 2004

If incoming White House chief of staff William Daley had his way in 2004, his new boss would never have made it to the US Senate, much less the Oval Office. Daley, an executive at JPMorgan Chase and a longtime veteran of Democratic politics, contributed to President Barack Obama’s primary…

NASA says it can’t afford shuttle replacement

WASHINGTON — NASA this week told Congress it cannot afford to build a new heavy-lift rocket and spacecraft to replace the retiring space shuttle program within the current budget approved by Congress. Lawmakers from the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation shot back that the plan is not optional…

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